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2008 Publications of Interest

SD Executive

  1. Panteghini M. Enzymatic assays for creatinine: time for action. Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46:567-72.
  2. Panteghini M. Enzymatic assays for creatinine: time for action. Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2008;68(suppl 241):84-8.
  3. John WG, Nordin G, Panteghini M. "What's in a name? Standardisation of HbA1c: a response". Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46(9):1326-1327.

C-NPU - Nomenclature, Properties and Units -  Joint Committee of IFCC/IUPAC

  1. Dybkaer R. "Description of chemical systems by their properties". Pure Appl Chem 2008;80(8):1719-1723.

C-PP - Plasma Proteins

  1. Blirup-Jensen S, Johnson AM, Larsen M; IFCC Committee on Plasma Proteins " Protein standardization V: value transfer. A practical protocol for the assignment of serum protein values from a Reference Material to a Target Material". Clin Chem Lab Med. 2008;46(10):1470-9.

C-SMCD - Standardisation of Markers of Cardiac Damage, in collaboration with AACC

  1. Luckenbill K, Ler R, Murakami MM, Christenson R, Jaffe AS, Mair J, Ordonez J, Pagani F, Tate J, Wu A, Apple FS. "Crossreactivity studies of BNP, NT-proBNP, and proBNP in commercial BNP and NT-proBNP assays: preliminary observations from the IFCC committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage". Clin Chem 2008;54: 619-21.
  2. Apple FS, Wu AHB, Jaffe AS, Panteghini M, Christenson RH. National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage "Laboratory Medicine practice guidelines: analytical issues for biomarkers of heart failure". Clin Biochem 2008;41:222-6. (Collaboration with NACB on updated Cardiac Biomarker guidelines)

C-POCT - Point of Care Testing

  1. Ben Rayana MC, Burnett RW, Covington AK, D'Orazio P, Fogh-Andersen N, Jacobs E., Kullpmann WR, Kuwa K, Larsson L, Lewenstam A. Maas AHJ, Mager G, Naskalski JW, Okorodudu AO, Ritter C, St John A. " IFCC Guideline for sampling, measuring and reporting ionized magnesium in plasma". Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46(1):21-6.2007/500

C-RIDL - Reference Intervals and Decision Limits

  1. Ceriotti F, Boyd JC, Klein G, Henny J, Queraltó J, Kairisto V, Panteghini M; IFCC Committee on Reference Intervals and Decision Limits (C-RIDL). "Reference intervals for serum creatinine concentrations: assessment of available data for global application". Clin Chem. 2008;54:559-66.
  2. Ceriotti F, Henny J. "Are my laboratory results normal?" Considerations to be Made Concerning Reference Intervals and Decision Limits", eJIFCC Vol 19 no 2:

WG-SHCG - Standardisation of Human Chronic Gonadotropin

  1. Berger P, Sturgeon C. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) isoforms and their epitopes: diagnostic utility in pregnancy and cancer Expert Opin Mol Diagn 2008; 2: 1347-64.]

WG-HbA1c - Standardisation of Hemoglobin A1c

  1. Weykamp C, John WG, Mosca A, Hoshino T, Little R, Jeppsson J-O, Goodall I, Miedema K, Myers G, Reinauer H, Sacks DB, Slingerland R, Siebelder C. The IFCC Reference Measurement System for HbA1c: A 6-Year Progress Report. Clin Chem 2008; 54: 240-248
  2. Geistanger A, Arends S, Berding C, Hoshino T, Jeppsson JO, Little R, Siebelder C, Weykamp C; IFCC Working Group on Standardization of Hemoglobin A1c Statistical methods for monitoring the relationship between the IFCC reference measurement procedure for hemoglobin A1c and the designated comparison methods in the United States, Japan, and Sweden. Clin Chem. 2008; 54(8): 1379-85.

WG- HbA2 - Standardisation of Hemoglobin A2

  1. Mosca A, Paleari R, Galanello R, Sollaino C, Perseu L, Demartis FR, Passarello C, Giambona A, Maggio A, for the IFCC Working Group on Standardization of HbA2. New analytical tools and epidemiological data for the identification of HbA2 borderline subjects in the screening for beta-thalassemia. Bioelectrochemistry 2008;73:137-140.

WG-SCDT - Standardization of Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin

  1. Jeppsson J-O, Arndt T, Schellenberg F, Wielders JPM, Anton RF, Whitfield JB, Helander A."Standardization of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin: reply to the letter by Tagliaro and Bortolotti.(Letter)"Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46:727-8.

WG-SCC - Standardisation of Cystatin C

  1. Blirup-Jensen S, Grubb A, Lindström V, Schmidt C, Althaus H: Standardization of cystatin C: Development of primary and secondary reference preparations. (2008) Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68. Suppl. 241: 67-70.

WG-SAU - Standardisation of Albumin Assay in Urine

  1. Miller WG. Urine albumin: recommendations for standardization. Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2008;68(suppl241):71-2.

WG-TnI - Standardisazion of TnI

  1. Panteghini M, Bunk DB, Christenson RH, Katrukha A, Porter RA, Schimmel H, Wang L, Tate JR for the IFCC Working Group on Standardization of Troponin I. Standardization of troponin I measurements: an update. Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46:1501-6

WG-GH - Growth Hormone

  1. Bidlingmaier M. "Problems with GH assays and strategies toward standardization" European Journal of Endocrinology (2008) 159 S41-S44
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